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The Guys Who Spied for China
By Gordon Basichis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,990. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2010. Category: Fiction
The Guys Who Spied for China,a roman a clef exposing Chinese espionage networks in the United States, is a quirky tale of how two disparate men uncovered a network of homegrown spies that had operated in California and across the country for decades. A new twist on the spy drama, this personal and darkly humorous tale captures what it feels like to be thrust into the shadowy world of espionage.
Memories of an Eastern Sky
By Andy Zhang
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 76,350. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2010 by Aberdeen Bay. Category: Fiction
Memories of an Eastern Sky is a fiction based on the true story of a boy born into a loving family in the freezing, lawless, and foreboding confines of China. The main character quickly learns that the government wields crushing power. When officials accuse his father of being counterrevolutionary, his family makes the courageous decision not to succumb to the Cultural Revolution.
From Brunei and Beyond: The Gaijin Girl's Guide to Asian Cuisine
By Janet Clarke
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,450. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
Designed as a guidebook to Asian Cuisine, From Brunei and Beyond takes readers through a tour of east and southeast Asia - provided a handy introduction to each country's vocabulary and signature dishes.
Aberdeen Bay’s Travel Guide to Shanghai 2010 & 2011
By Andy Zhang
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010 by Aberdeen Bay. Category: Nonfiction
This is an indispensable travel book for anyone visits Shanghai. It guides travelers to Shanghai's best cultural and historic sights, with comprehensive list of restaurants, bars, and hotels. It has details you need to know about Shanghai's nightlife--from night tours, cruises, to vibrant shopping areas and stylish bars. The book also contains proven money-saving tips for booking hotels.
Aberdeen Bay’s Travel Guide to Beijing 2010 & 2011
By Andy Zhang
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010 by Aberdeen Bay. Category: Nonfiction
This book has great information to help you get the most out of your journey to Beijing. There are local attractions, many fantastic local restaurants, hotels, bars, and shopping centers to guide you no matter which section of Beijing you are staying. Also included are tips for planning your trip, doing business in China, and other useful information. This is a very useful travel guide to enjoy.
Around the World on the QE2: The Last of the Great Ocean Liners
By George Perkins
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 76,120. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
A personal account of the the ship's last world cruise, with many photos. Places visited include the Taj Mahal, Jaipur,Mount Parnassus, Cape Horn, Egypt, Easter Island, Hong Kong,the Great Wall, Dubai, Salalah, Safaga, Valencia, Lisbon, Fort Lauderdale, Barbados, Salvadore da Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, Montevideo, Strait of Magellan,Tahiti, Moorea, Pitcairn Island,Tonga, New Zealand,and Australia
Introduction to China's Industrial Parks
By China Knowledge
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
China’s rapid economic growth has attracted the attention of foreign investors all over the world, and the flow of foreign investment into China has had much to do with the country’s establishment of development zones and industrial parks.
Overview of China's Economy
By China Knowledge
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
The reform that started in late 1978 has turned China into the fastest growing major economy in the world. In 2008, China’s GDP grew 9.0% and reached RMB 30.1 trillion (US$4.4 trillion ). In the same year, China’s economy was the third-largest economy in the world, 20% larger than Germany’s. China is expected to replace Japan as the world’s second-largest economy in 2010.
Living in China
By China Knowledge
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
China has long been regarded as a state of etiquette and ceremonies. Many proverbs relating to the importance of good manners have been passed down generation after generation: “civility costs nothing” and “courtesy demands reciprocity” are among the most popular.
Investing in China
By China Knowledge
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,820. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
There are three main types of foreign-invested enterprises, namely, the equity joint venture (EJV), the cooperative joint venture (CJV) and the wholly-owned foreign enterprise (WOFE). Together, they are referred to as foreign-invested enterprises or FIEs.